TITLE

grawlix

PUB. DATE
April 2016
SOURCE
Computer Desktop Encyclopedia;Apr2016, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Encyclopedia
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A series of special characters, such as "@#$%&*," that are used to indicate either miscellaneous text, or more commonly, swear words. The term is attributed to Mort Walker, an American cartoonist known for his Beetle Bailey comic strip.
ACCESSION #
114221423

 

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